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Waterfront Dream, Pool, Dock, Private BEACH, WIFI,

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath, Sleeps 6-8

This Luxurious Waterfront Home sits in an upscale community complete with a private beach and boat ramp. High-end furnishings abound in this Tuscan themed spacious home. Inside you'll find everything you need to feel right at home including a Flat screen HD TV with DVD player and complete home theater surround sound. The Master Suite features its own TV and the kids will enjoy the Xbox complete with games in the recreation room.

The upstairs screened patio faces West to catch the breathtaking Florida sunsets and overlooks the pool, dock and canal.

The Game room features a wet bar with granite top, pool table, darts, television and workout equipment. The custom pool with waterfall features an additional covered patio with grill and outdoor seating. There is ample parking for 3 cars in the garage.

The canal is perfect for fishing or watching dolphins swim by and offers fantastic opportunities for kayaking through the mangroves. The private beach is just minutes away and offers a great swimming area, along with covered pavilions, grilling stations and restrooms. This beautiful white sand beach is not crowded, very relaxing and offers some of the best sunset views on the West coast. Your rental also includes access to the community clubhouse with heated pool, hot tub and sauna.

Great shopping and dining can be found close by. Busch Gardens, Clearwater Beach and Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks are nearby. Disney and Sea World are approximately 90 minutes away.

This home is for those looking for a cut above the rest. If your looking for a truly upscale and luxurious getaway, this is the one for you!.

More Details

Owner
Ben Matheson
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About Ben Matheson

We love to travel as much as you do. We never seems to stay in the same place for long and buy new homes to explore new parts of the US and Europe. Each time we we move to new home our old one becomes a vacation villa so we can share the wonderful locations we've enjoyed so much.

Ben Matheson purchased this house in 2001

Why Ben Matheson chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

New Port Richey is an affordable way to be close to everything. Busch Gardens, Tarpon Springs, Tampa, Clearwater etc. So close to it all but without the crowds and half the price.

What makes this house unique

This home is properly permitted and licensed as a vacation rental. Don't risk your vacation by renting from one of the homes in the area renting illegally. You risk being evicted in the middle of your trip. Feel free to call Pasco county at 727-847-8171 to verify if a home can legally be rented.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Awesome stay, well worth the $1300. Good restaurants close by. Private beach was awesome for the kids. Caught some fish from the dock and even had several Dolphin swim right by in the canal. Will definitely be back next year.
Dec 2014
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Amenities

New Port Richey House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Oversized Garden Tub, Double Vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double Vanity
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin Pop-Up
  • Queen Airbed and Queen Sofa Sleeper available in Game Room.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Home has a private inground swimming pool with waterfall. A heated swimming pool, hot tub and sauna are located at the community clubhouse. The community beach is located just minutes away.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Waterfront Dream, Pool, Dock, Private BEACH, WIFI,
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 43 reviews
Indianapolis, IN
5

Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed an awesome spring break in this home! The pool and game room went over well with the kids! The pictures do not do the home justice at all. It definitely feels like a home away from home. We are ready to go again!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2008
  • Stayed: Mar 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time. You left our home so clean the maid wasn't sure if anyone had stayed!! Thank you so much. See you next year.
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Zichron Yaacov
4

Overall the property was lovely. The house is spacious, view lovely, everything one needs.

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely family get together and were very comfortable in the property. We enjoyed having access to the private beach and even saw dolphins go by in the back canal. The house carpet could use a good cleaning and the front two bedrooms get hot in the morning and have no blinds to keep the hot morning sun out. We had the light bulb burn out in the windowless master bathroom and lost cable so I called the owner. It took two calls for him to call back and he said he would send someone over which never happened. We had too much of a good time together to dwell on no light in a bathroom and we didn't watch TV so it didn't really matter but he should have taken care of it.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Filthy!!! I have pictures to prove it !!

  • 1 of 5

This home was completely filthy from top to bottom. If we had not already paid a considerate amount for 9 nights and didn't know what to do at such short notice to find another place we had to make the best of it. The carpets were filthy. The linens were old, frayed and disgusting, pillows were of the thinnest quality and looked 20 yrs old or more. We didn't even want to put our hands on the handrails they were so filthy. I had the master bedroom and when I went to open the blinds there was mould and window sills were completely covered with dead bugs.

We opened the silverware drawer and the dirt in the drawer was awful, we immediately put all silverware, coffee mugs and glasses in dishwasher and went out and bought paper plates and bowls as we were planning on having our breakfasts there. More than half of the lightbulbs in fixtures were burnt out. Towels and face cloths looked like they were 20 years old. We went to walk out onto the patio and when we opened sliding doors was disgusting as well and furniture out there was so old and smelly we didn't want to sit on it. We were disgusted by the filth of the whole place. I booked this property along with my Mother and a family friend and we were all extremely disappointed with this vacation property. I have always had good results with booking from VRBO and can usually go by reviews but unfortunately this was not the case for this property. During our stay at this vacation property we were contacted by the owner stating that one day his painters needed to get into the place to finish up a job and could we be around to let them in??? Also stated that on the Friday of our holiday he needed us to let insurance adjusters come in for 1 1/2 hrs, I couldn't believe what he asked of us and said this wasn't acceptable that we had paid for the use of his home and we didn't want people going around the home when we had our personal belongings there, he then suggested we be there when they came ,we also didn't want to take up part of our day to be there while they did...he stated that it was unavoidable and would reimburse us for this day if we wanted to leave a day early. I looked up his renting schedule and the following week after we left was not rented out so he could have made arrangements to have them come then.

As we were so uncomfortable being in this home to begin with because of the dirtiness of the whole home we decided to leave a day early and be reimbursed for the day,

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fraudulent review. Guest attempting to extort refund through negative review.
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5

Lovely home to spend Christmas with family

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful home with large living room dining room and kitchen. In the living room was a large window / door leading to a screened-in Lanai. Three upstairs bedrooms with a double sink tub shower in the master bedroom and another bathroom for the other two bedrooms was very convenient. The family/ Recreation room on the floor level provided Recreation for those who wanted to play games on the TV or pool table. This area led to a beautiful swimming pool and dock area. We wished that the swimming pool would have been heated but there was a heated pool in the community center pool if we would have used it. My family had plenty of room to enjoy themselves and it was a beautiful Gathering Place for them.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Well presented accommodation

  • 4 of 5

From when we arrived we felt at home, over all the place was well presented showing various damage due to customers not showing care for someone else's property. Expected a visit or regular calls from the owner, no left alone to enjoy the place. Kitchen and bathrooms were excellent and clean. Nothing to complain about thanks to Ben for his help.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great home for vacation!!

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from our vacation at this home and we had a wonderful time. Overall the house was in a great location close to restaurants and stores. Not to far from local tourism like Tarpon Springs(20min), Clearwater Beaches(45min), Tampa(45 min).We spent most of our time at the house fishing and swimming. The pool was a good size and had a shallow end which was good for our kids. The dock was a great place to fish from. The first couple of days we were able to see dolphin playing in the canal in the evenings. We brought our own crab trap and caught several crabs. We also found that fishing was best in the middle of the day and in the evenings. I surprisingly caught most of my fish around the hottest part of the day. The interior of the home was perfect it was nice, but not so nice that we were afraid our children couldn't touch anything like some other places we have stayed. The house is much bigger than the pictures make it appear. I found that the kitchen supplied all of the pots, pans, and utensils we needed to do most of our cooking at the house. The Grill outside worked and had gas which we appreciated. The master bathroom was very large and had a over-sized garden tub that was perfect for relaxing in. The game room was large and the AC unit worked great.But, it was missing darts for the dart board and the pool table only had one pool stick, they do have an XBox which can be nice for kids and adults. Both of the the spare bedrooms were a normal size with plenty of closet space to put your bags away. There is also a cot that folds out as well if you need another bed. Overall I would say this is a great house to stay at in this area. I looked at several in this community and this by far was the best location in this price range and much nicer than some of the others we looked at.

The community beach was about a 10min drive away from the house but it has restrooms and showers. The guards at the gate are super friendly and helpful. The beach was ok, we went once during our week stay. There was a lot of seaweed washed up on the beach and in the water. But you can tell they try and clear it and there were clear spots to play. ( We live close to the ocean so my beach standard is probably not the same as everyone's)We did drive to Clearwater Beach which was beautiful and worth the trip. This was a great house with everything you need! We would stay there again!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Map

Anclote Key Preserve State Park
"Great Family fun"
Gulf Harbors Beach Club Inc
"Private beach for your use"
Cracker Barrel
Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
TIA
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Us 19 and Marine Pkwy
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Several
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
PRIVATE BEACH
Car: recommended

New Port Richey, FL

Busch Gardens

Tampa

Gulf Harbors

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Rates & Availability

New Port Richey House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,195
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $99 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

MUST BOOK 90 days in advance for discount.


Rental week runs Sat to Sat

MULTI WEEK DISCOUNTS

Passes to private beach and clubhouse included

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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